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Review 1 st Nine Weeks. What we have learned… D. Jenkins. Themes in stories. Themes in stories tell us the overall moral or idea that the author was trying to get across to the reader. Examples: Loss Pride Acceptance Hope Love Fear Good versus Evil E mpowerment. Story Elements.

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Review 1 st nine weeks

Review 1st Nine Weeks

What we have learned…

D. Jenkins


Themes in stories
Themes in stories

  • Themes in stories tell us the overall moral or idea that the author was trying to get across to the reader.

  • Examples:

    • Loss

    • Pride

    • Acceptance

    • Hope

    • Love

    • Fear

    • Good versus Evil

    • Empowerment


Story elements
Story Elements

  • All stories have key elements

    • Setting

    • Problem

    • Climax

    • Resolution

    • Ending


Character traits
Character Traits

  • What are some descriptive words for the characters personality in the story.

  • Examples:

    • caring

    • smart

    • dutiful

    • mean

    • jealous

    • lazy

    • tough

    • silly

    • brave

    • scared


Reference books
Reference books

  • Thesaurus

    • Synonyms and Antonyms

  • Dictionary

    • how to spell a word

    • how to pronunciate a word

    • the meaning of a word

    • root word and part of speech of a word

  • Encyclopedia

    • Research

  • Almanac

    • A book containing a years worth of statistics and events

  • Atlas

    • book of maps

  • Newspaper

    • Local


Parts of a book
Parts of a book

  • Cover

  • Title Page

  • Table of Contents

  • Glossary

  • Index

  • Footnotes

  • Appendix

  • Spine

  • Bibliography


Autobiography vs biography
Autobiography vs biography

  • Autobiography

    • Writer writes about himself

  • Biography

    • Writer writes about someone else


Book genres
Book Genres

  • Mystery

  • Romance

  • Comedy

  • Horror

  • Action

  • Reference

  • Historical fiction

  • Science fiction

  • Western

  • Fantasy


Fiction vs nonfiction
Fiction vs Nonfiction

  • Fiction

    • made up

  • Non Fiction

    • real


Paragraphs
Paragraphs

  • Should be indented

  • Start with main idea sentence

  • Have three supporting detail sentences

  • Should have a concluding sentence


Writing process
Writing Process

  • Prewriting

  • Drafting

  • Editing

  • Revising

  • Publishing